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The Ruby Apple

Updated on March 3, 2011
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she plucked the ruby apple


from the enticing apple tree...


took a great big bite before


the worm had time to flee...


mmm mmm delicious!

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      No_Clue 

      6 years ago

      Max, No I havent done much in the line of Haiku. Maybe I will check it out! Thanks for your visit and sweet comment!

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      BeyondMax 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Awe, Marsha, that's a definite beauty! =) I have a thing for Haiku, have you ever tried yourself in it? I think you'll do awesome job with those little ones, you've got all you need plus the twist =) Love it, really, brilliant. I'm still grinning =)

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      No_Clue 

      6 years ago

      Thank you, tillsontitan! I appreciate your visit and comment! Happy New Year!

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      Short and sweet. Loved it! Voted up.

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      Thanks, jami, this was a little fun gross out piece...I am tickled you liked it! Take good care!

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      jami l. pereira 

      7 years ago

      Voted up !mmm yuk ! short ,sweet to the point and lets face it ... it has more protien with the worm lol ! great little poem ! ~peace~

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      Protein, bella, protein! thanks!

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      Erica Sanchez 

      7 years ago from California

      I like this No_Clue she ate the worm yuckies..

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      I can immagine that's what the worm thought...!Thanks!

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      Nikki Wicked 

      7 years ago from Louisiana

      more like a rotten apple!

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      attemptedhumour, yes, you are right...eating fruit in the dark is risky business indeed! although, the eater of the ruby apple, did so in broad daylight...she was just Hungry! lol...thanks for the read and lovely comment!

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      attemptedhumour 

      7 years ago from Australia

      No more eating fruit in the dark for me. This was a sweet little rhyme with a distasteful amen.

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      hmmmmm...hipcio......;-) thanks for the read and comment!

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      hipcio 

      7 years ago from Poland

      I felt so peaceful - great feeling, thank You so much :)

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      saddlerider1 

      7 years ago

      Unlike the worm in the bottle of Tequila it get's drunk along with the spirit:0) Nice write short, sweet and crunchy.

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      Thanks, CM...I bet Eve's apple did have a worm! Never thought of that...

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      Christina M. Castro 

      7 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Sounds Like What Happened to EVE in the Garden of Eden!

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      justom, sometimes less IS more... thanks!

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      justom 

      7 years ago from 41042

      Simplicity is wonderful isn't it? Nice work! Peace!! Tom

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      Mr. Gus, the pleasure is all mine! I thank YOU!

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      Gustave Kilthau 

      7 years ago from USA

      No_Clue - A good surprise and it was found in a good poem. Enjoyed it and, for that, I thank you.

      Gus :-)))

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      No_Clue 

      7 years ago

      Rouillie, thanks so much for stopping by...yes this is a bit of a strange one...but then, the place from which it came can be a bit strange at times too...all in fun!

      Pixienot, a smile is a wonderful gift indeed! I am glad this bad memory at least did that! Thanks!

      Vietnamvet...there is much to be said for "Protein" in whatever form it comes! lolololI found some ants in my cerial one day and me mum's response was,"aww, hun, thats just extra protein!" Thanks!

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      vietnamvet68 

      7 years ago from New York State

      The Old worm in the apple, At least she got her protein for the day with that worm.

      God Bless

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      Pixienot 

      7 years ago from Clarksville, Indiana

      Oh dear - memories return. Worms do not taste good. Cute, short and sweet! I'm smiling and that is worth a whole lot!

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      Rouillie 

      7 years ago

      Strange, simple, sweet. I like it!

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